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PBS
Jul 17, 2011 11:30am PDT
a brighter future for kenyan schoolchildren. >>and how adventure sports are making splash in india. >>extreme india... and the rest in just a moment on world business... >>reporter: around 85% of people in the world now pay to use a mobile phone, and in countries like kenya, where politics & geography can be a serious impediment to the roll out of fixed line internet connections, the mobile phone is playing an increasingly vital role. >>kenya is now a country connected. >>an astounding 99% of the internet traffic in kenya is done through mobile operators. >>there are 22 million mobile subscribers and although only 15% have mobile internet, en the humble text message is having a dramaticeffect. >>if i want to maybe get the raw materials or maybe manure i can order them via my phone and i'll get them supplied. i can also pay whatever i have purchased, if it is the fertilisers, or the pesticides all of them. >>reporter: 31 million kenyans have no bank account, so the ability to buy and sell goods in even the most remote are through person-to-person sms money transfers has made a huge difference
FOX
Jul 17, 2011 7:00am PDT
american support for the financial crisis. greece is working with the european union. she visits india tomorrow, and later indonesia, hong kong, and china. >>> recent bombings in mumbai fueled speculation she would cancel her trip to southeast asia. but she said the u.s. most show solidarity with india. >>> china is criticizing president obama today for his meeting with the dalai lama. he reiterated that the u.s. does not support independence for tibet. china accuses of dalai lama of being a separatist. earlier this year, he stepped down from his political role, and says he is now only the spiritual leader of the tibetens. >>> the country's biggest supermarket chain admits it sold beef from cattle that ate nuclear contaminated feed. the cattle ate straw from are radiation continues to leak from a nuclear plant damaged in the march earthquake and tsunami. the country says it sold the beef at 14 stores in tokyo. >>> california dairy farmers are losing money. production costs have negated some of those gains. in the past two years, california lost 250 independent dairies. many of them fam
FOX News
Jul 17, 2011 4:00pm PDT
will be filed against the driver. at it in a construction site in india. our top story around the world in 80 seconds. . >> india, rescuers pulling people out of the rubble after the building under construction collapsed. three people dead, 15 injured. officials say some people may still be trapped. no word what caused the accident. >> indonesia, this time, it was powerful enough to force the villagers to run from a central region. after being dorment for years, the volcano came back to life the past week, and one woman trying to flee from the uption,he latest blast more than a thousand feet into the air. everyone being urged to evacuate. >> israel. >> a former getting very creative with his crop. the man's crossing several breeds of watermelon to alter the fruit. he he says the melon tastes the same with and hit markets with supermarkets showing interest. china, nba star kobe bryant greeting hundreds of fans and taking a few shots on the court before answering questions during a packed news conference. the l.a. makers guard not ruling out, he says, a season overseas, if the nba lockout conti
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2011 1:30pm EDT
connecting boston, bangalore, and another city. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will
CSPAN
Jul 17, 2011 6:30pm EDT
. india is adding 18 million cellphones a month. they are now part of this flat world. i have spent a lot of time following the middle east. we have connected detroit and damascus. now we have connected detroit, damascus, and dara. it is a dusty desert town on the syrian-jordanian border where the revolution began. syria has banned every international news organization. bbc, cnn, fox, "new york times," and al jazeera. yet every night, you have been seeing news footage coming out of dra. if you look at the bottom of your screen, it says is from smn. sham news network. sham is arabic for syria. i would bet the governors in their wallets right now have enough money in their wallets to start sham news network. they have been pumping out video and flip camera footage from dara through sham news network. that is half what the world has become. on october 30, 2010, an indian newspaper ran a small item. i happened to be there at a time. it caught my eye. it said a communications firm had just started had3g service at the summit of mount everest. it will allow thousands of climbers to access highs
Search Results 0 to 6 of about 7 (some duplicates have been removed)